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    “Symbolism of Pattern in the Culture of the Bedouin” by Alfred Madain

    Presented by Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts at Denius Student Center, Hartley Room , Melbourne

    April 11, 2017

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    Alfred Madain will present an illustrated lecture that explores three essential aspects of Bedouin lifestyle - the Bedouin home and the role it plays in social structure; the fabrics, methods, and patterns of Bedouin weaving; and Bedouin dress with a look at the significance of embroidery and pattern and their connection to identity.

    Alfred Madain was born and raised in Jordan and has traveled widely ...more

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